Problems Cloning a Standalone Forms and Reports installation

(Doc ID 368727.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Fusion Middleware - Version: and later   [Release: and later ]
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version: and later    [Release: AS10gR2 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version:
Checked for relevance on 29-Feb-2012


  • Attempting to clone a Forms and Reports standalone install
  • The script runs successfully without errors
  • Executing:
perl ORACLE_HOME=$ORACLE_HOME ORACLE_HOME_NAME=<oracle_home_name> -instance <instance_name>
  • The following errors occur on execution:
[INFO] Forms configuration started at: Fri Apr 07 08:51:49 UTC 2006
[INFO] Container Name = forms
[INFO] Error creating forms application entity
[INFO] oracle.ias.repository.IASSchema.getOIDVersion(
[INFO] oracle.ias.repository.SchemaManager.getOIDVersion(
[INFO] oracle.ias.forms.config.CreateAppEntity.makeOidEntry(
[INFO] oracle.ias.forms.config.FormsConfig.startOIDIntegration(
[INFO] oracle.ias.forms.config.FormsConfig.enableConfigWithOID(
[INFO] oracle.ias.forms.config.FormsConfig.main(
[INFO] Forms OID integration failed
[INFO] Starting file instantiation
[INFO] Error while instantiating
[INFO] Forms configuration ended at: Fri Apr 07 08:51:49 UTC 2006
[INFO] An error has occured. Aborting the clone operation.
  • Its also possible that the following error could occur:
oracle.ias.configtool.config.ConfigException: Unable to retrieve SSO DB information.Base Exception:
oracle.ias.configtool.config.ConfigException: java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: "-sslf"


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